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Episode 1 of 3 in Your Prostate Cancer Questions Answered

Prostate Cancer and Making Sense of nmCRPC Treatment Options

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

In 2018, patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) were watching and waiting.  Two years later there are three novel androgen receptor inhibitors available.  But more options mean more questions for doctors and for patients.

Topic Area: Prostate Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 8 of 14 in Facing MPN

The Road to Curing MPNs

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

What is the future of MPN treatment?Join us at 1:30 pm PT/4:30 pm ET on October 28th as our host, Patient Advocate Ruth Fein talks to physician-scientist Dr. Ross Levine of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center about his research on myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) blood cancers.

Type: Online
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Immunotherapy For Lung Cancer Brings Treatment Breakthroughs

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Immunotherapies have radically changed treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. In fact, the PD-L1/PD-1 blockade is a bona fide breakthrough.  What does this fast-moving course of research and treatment mean for lung cancer patients of all persuasions? 

Topic Area: Lung Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About HER2

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Catch up on how an old standby continues to evolve. HER2 has been a major part of the breast cancer vocabulary since the 1980s. Nowadays everyone knows their status as a matter of course. But what exactly does that mean? 

Topic Area: Breast Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 9 of 14 in Facing MPN

MPNs in Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

While most myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) patients are older adults, children and young adults can be affected as well, and research & treatment for pediatric MPNs is a growing field.

Type: Online
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 2 of 3 in Your Prostate Cancer Questions Answered

PSA and Imaging for Prostate Cancer Patients

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

In this edition of our prostate cancer Answers Now series, we’ll learn about the latest in testing and imaging for prostate cancer with hosts & AnCan Prostate Cancer Moderators, Len Sierra and Peter Kafka.

Topic Area: Prostate Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 3 of 3 in Your Prostate Cancer Questions Answered

How to Manage Prostate Cancer Side Effects and Reduce Suffering

Monday, November 16, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

What are the Effects of Good Doctor-Patient Relationships?Talking honestly about one’s medical realities in the doctor’s office takes practice, but it is a crucial step to take. Tune in as experts discuss how transparent doctor-patient relationships can improve prostate cancer outcomes.

Topic Area: Prostate Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 7 of 8 in Let's Talk Metastatic Breast Cancer

Let's Talk Metastatic Breast Cancer: Balancing Work and Family and Treatment

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

What challenges face women who are diagnosed at a younger age? A group of younger metastatic breast cancer patients are joined by a social worker to talk about how they’re coping with issues that are central to their daily lives. From employment, fertility, raising kids, to managing finances.

Topic Area: Breast Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

New Targeted Therapies for RET Gene in Lung Cancer

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

The majority of lung cancer patients have non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and a small percentage of those patients have the RET gene, also called RET fusion-positive lung cancer.

Topic Area: Lung Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Episode 8 of 8 in Let's Talk Metastatic Breast Cancer

Let's Talk Metastatic Breast Cancer: What Does the Future Hold?

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Our final episode concludes with a discussion with a clinical trials researcher and a patient advocate about how metastatic disease has changed and where it’s headed. They will discuss the exciting frontiers of research, clinical trials and the future of treatment.

Topic Area: Breast Cancer
Type: Online
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)